KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — An abandoned truck found on Sutherland Drive in Knoxville held a pretty significant clue to an ATM theft on Homberg Drive – a chain attached to an ATM door that had been ripped from a nearby machine.

Knoxville Police said in a press release that they received a call about an abandoned truck on Sutherland Avenue around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Upon investigation, officers found a chain with an ATM door attached. They searched the area and found that an ATM had been broken into about 2 miles away, at the Citizens Bank on Homberg Drive.

The pickup has been reported stolen from Drury Inn and Suites, the department said.

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